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 2021-07-24 06:10 

Inquirer.net

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Russia holds on to beat host Japan in 33 Olympic debut...

TOKYO--- Yulia Kozik drained a two-point jumper to give the Russian women's team a victory over the Japanese hosts in the Olympic debut of 3x3 basketball on Saturday.The heavily favored Russian Olympic Committee team never trailed in the physical matc...

 2021-07-24 06:09 

The Strait Times

Naomi Osaka in Olympic spotlight, but biracial Japanese face struggles...

TOKYO (AFP) - Emili Omuro was thrilled by Naomi Osaka's star turn at the Tokyo Olympics opening ceremony, but the biracial teenager says Japan must do more to accept people of mixed heritage.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Swimming-Peak shape Peaty set to rule in Tokyo...

Nothing at the Olympics is certain, but the prospect of Adam Peaty winning the 100 metres breaststroke gold in Tokyo is about as close to it as it ......

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding moms...

Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have tried to find solutions to encourage athletes with young children after a Spanish swimmer earlier this week said she had to leave her breastfeeding infant at home https://www.reuters.com/article/olympic...

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding moms...

Tokyo Olympics organisers said on Saturday they have tried to find solutions to encourage athletes with young children after a Spanish swimmer earlier this week said she had to leave her breastfeeding infant at home https://www.reuters.com/article/olympic...

 2021-07-24 06:05 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Tokyo Games organisers say they tried to find solutions for breastfeeding mums...

An area in the Olympic village is available for athletes to safely spend time with and breastfeed their children, but the latter must stay in private accommodation....

 2021-07-24 06:04 

Philippine Star

Naomi Osaka just had her 'greatest athletic achievement'...
 2021-07-24 06:04 

Malay Mail Online

Black Flag convoy drive around KL to drum up support for July 31 protest...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 A convoy of 10 cars drove around the city centre today with black flags to indicate objection towards the government, under close watch by the police. The cars made their way from Menara UOA, Bangsar Utama and spent about......

 2021-07-24 06:03 

Manila Bulletin

Pasay City LGU cancels vaccination due to heavy rains...

Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano announced that the scheduled vaccination on July 24 was cancelled because of heavy rains that caused flooding in many parts of Metro Manila. Rubiano made the announcement in the city government's official Facebook ...

 2021-07-24 06:02 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

14,000 displaced by monsoon rains in Luzon — NDRRMC...

MANILA, Philippines — Some 14,000 persons from different parts of the country have been evacuated as heavy rains spawned by the southwest monsoon or "habagat" enhanced by Typhoon Fabian persist, the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Manag...

 2021-07-24 06:02 

Philippine Star

K-drama addict Ruby Rodriguez shares her recommendations...
 2021-07-24 06:01 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

Japan win beach volley opener by default as COVID-hit Czechs withdraw...

Japan's Miki Ishii and Megumi Murakami won the first women's match of the beach volleyball tournament at the Tokyo Olympics by default after their Czech opponents withdrew due to COVID-19.Marketa Nausch-Slukova tested positive earlier this week, f...

 2021-07-24 06:00 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Shooting-Korean great Jin eliminated in 10m pistol event...

Shooting great Jin Jong-oh's quest for a record-extending fifth individual Olympic gold did not succeed as the South Korean failed to qualify for ......

 2021-07-24 06:00 

The Strait Times

Chill pill: What have you done, KTV bros?...

Sensing the lust for vengeance bubbling in your veins, I believe we are a nation eager to hear words of healing.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 05:58 

Malay Mail Online

White House: Biden assures Afghan president of continued US support...

WASHINGTON, July 24 With the last US forces on the way out of Afghanistan, US President Joe Biden assured President Ashraf Ghani of US diplomatic and humanitarian support on Friday as Taliban advances piled pressure on the US-backed government......

 2021-07-24 05:58 

ABS-CBN

Cory admin Press Secretary Buddy Gomez dies during pilgrimage...

Tomas "Buddy" Gomez III, who served as press secretary under former Philippine President Corazon Aquino, has passed away, his family confirmed on Saturday....

 2021-07-24 05:58 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

Almost 16.5mil Covid-19 vaccine doses administered as of July 23...
 2021-07-24 05:58 

Manila Bulletin

Public warned of stricter protocols amid Delta variant threat...

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) advised the public on Saturday, July 24, that stricter health and safety restrictions will be implemented following the confirmation of not only cases and death but also local transmission of the ...

 2021-07-24 05:56 

Inquirer.net

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Syrian 12-year-old, Tokyo Olympics' youngest competitor, exits in first round...

TOKYO---Syria's Hend Zaza, at 12 the youngest athlete competing at the Tokyo Olympics, exited the table tennis tournament in the opening round on Saturday, snapping a selfie with her Austrian opponent to remember the occasion.Zaza was battling an oppo...

 2021-07-24 05:56 

Malay Mail Online

MACC nabs district officer and surveyor over alleged bribery in Selangor...

PUTRAJAYA, July 24 A district officer and a quantity surveyor have been remanded for allegedly receiving bribes from a contractor in Selangor, bringing to five the number of people arrested so far. Putrajaya Magistrate Wira Abdul Halim today......

 2021-07-24 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Olmypics-Surfing-As Games debut draws near, surfers hope for big waves to show tricks...

TOKYO: New Zealand's surfing team are looking forward to showcasing the very best of their sport when it makes its Olympic debut at the Tokyo ......

 2021-07-24 05:55 

Channel NewsAsia

Archery-Unvaccinated US archers say COVID shot 'personal choice'...

Two American archers said on Saturday they were free to choose whether or not they get vaccinated against COVID-19, after a U.S. Olympic swimming ......

 2021-07-24 05:53 

Antara News

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Central Java residents scramble for vaccines: Governor Pranowo - ANTARA News...

Central Java Governor Ganjar Pranowo highlighted the high level of enthusiasm among the residents to get vaccinated during a teleconference briefing with Vice ......

 2021-07-24 05:52 

The Strait Times

Fears UK public may be deleting Covid app to avoid isolating...

LONDON (BLOOMBERG) - Politicians and scientists in the UK are concerned that people are deleting the official Covid-19 mobile phone app, or at least switching off its tracing function, to avoid having to self-isolate.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Boxing-World champ Petecio takes step toward maiden women's gold...

Reigning world champion Nesthy Petecio of the Philippines took a first step towards maiden Olympic gold in women's featherweight boxing on ......

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Gymnastics-Dalaloyan reaches all-around final despite recent Achilles injury...

Russian gymnast Artur Dalaloyan prevailed over a recent Achilles injury to clinch an unlikely spot in the all-around final at the Tokyo Olympics ......

 2021-07-24 05:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Cycling-Van Vleuten says Olympic gold would mean less than world titles...

Dutch favourite Annemiek Van Vleuten says winning the Olympic road race at the Tokyo Games on Sunday would rank below her three world titles ......

 2021-07-24 05:49 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

King, Queen offer condolences to Latifah Sidek's family...
 2021-07-24 05:49 

Manila Bulletin

Dow ends above 35,000 for first time as US stocks hit records...

NEW YORK (AFP) US stocks rocketed to fresh records Friday, with the Dow finishing above 35,000 for the first time, in anticipation of more blowout earnings next week after this week's positive round of results. All three major indices finished the wee...

 2021-07-24 05:48 

Channel NewsAsia

China reports 35 new COVID-19 cases...

SHANGHAI: China reported 35 new COVID-19 cases on Friday (Jul 23), down from 48 cases a day earlier, the country's national health authority said ......

 2021-07-24 05:48 

Manila Bulletin

Newly installed Capiz police chief to continue Bayanihan project...

ILOILO CITY The new top cop of Capiz assured Friday, July 23, that he will continue the Bayanihan project in which police units build homes for the less privileged. Police Col. Laudemer Llaneta said he will find a way to continue the home-building project...

 2021-07-24 05:47 

Philippine Star

Topless Tongan faces ripped rival at Olympic opener...
 2021-07-24 05:46 

Phnom Penh Post

Capital tackles Covid infections at construction sites...

Phnom Penh municipal governor Khuong Sreng has ordered enforcement of Covid-19 measures at all construction sites in the capital as many cases have been detected among staff and workers in the sector....

 2021-07-24 05:45 

Phnom Penh Post

32 more Covid deaths, 860 infections in Cambodia...

The Ministry of Health on July 24 reported another 860 Covid-19 cases, 395 of which were imported....

 2021-07-24 05:45 

Malay Mail Online

Health Ministry adds 450 beds for Covid-19 patients at Hospital Selayang...

KUALA LUMPUR, July 24 Hospital Selayang will get an additional 450 beds for Covid-19 patients, the Health Ministry said. The addition, dubbed Operasi Selayang, is part of the efforts carried out by the Klang Valley special task force. "Operasi......

 2021-07-24 05:45 

Bangkok Post

Anti-lockdown protesters clash with Sydney police...

SYDNEY: Thousands of anti-lockdown protesters gathered in Australia's two largest cities on Saturday, with several arrested in Sydney after violent clashes with police....

 2021-07-24 05:44 

Malay Mail Online

Tokyo Olympics: All shuttlers stand a fair chance to win gold, says Zii Jia...

TOKYO, July 24 National men's singles ace, Lee Zii Jia won't be looking down on any of the opponents that he will be facing in the Tokyo Olympics. Zii Jia, seeded ninth, opined that every shuttler had the same odds and ability to take home......

 2021-07-24 05:43 

ABS-CBN

PH detects 17 more Delta variant cases; total now at 64...

The Philippines has detected 17 additional cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant, bringing the case load for the highly transmissible variant to 64....

 2021-07-24 05:40 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Equestrian-Horse's bad tooth ends dressage dream...

TOKYO: Why the long face? Simple. A puss-filled horse tooth has spelled the end of Victoria Max-Theurer's Olympic dressage dreams. The ......

 2021-07-24 05:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Vietnam locks down capital Hanoi for 15 days as cases rise...

HANOI: Vietnam announced a 15-day lockdown in the capital Hanoi starting Saturday (Jul 24) as a coronavirus surge spread from the southern Mekong ......

 2021-07-24 05:34 

Bangkok Post

Samut Sakhon considers lockdown, closures...

SAMUT SAKHON: Authorities are considering a lockdown and temporary factory closures in this central province after the Covid-19 situation worsened over the past few days....

 2021-07-24 05:33 

Inquirer.net

[ Philippines ]

South Korean TV apologizes over opening ceremony broadcast...

TOKYO---A South Korean TV network has apologized after using inappropriate images and captions to describe countries during the Tokyo 2020 opening ceremony on Friday.The broadcaster, MBC, used images of pizza to describe Italy, an upheaval for Haiti, Cher...

 2021-07-24 05:32 

Malay Mail Online

China and Russia put down early medal markers at Tokyo Olympics...

TOKYO, July 24 China and Russia, two of Tokyo's top Olympic medal contenders in men's artistic gymnastics, put down markers today, dominating the first of three qualifying subdivisions. Early action on opening day at the Ariake Gymnastics Centre.....

 2021-07-24 05:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

10 athletes to watch at Tokyo Olypmics...
 2021-07-24 05:29 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

10 athletes to watch at Tokyo Olympics...
 2021-07-24 05:27 

Cebu Daily News

CHD studying nighttime vaccination roll-outs...

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City Health Department (CHD) is now studying the possibility of holding vaccination roll-outs at night. This after the City Council has previously requested the CHD to study the possibility of opening vaccination si...

 2021-07-24 05:25 

Channel NewsAsia

Olympics-Skateboarding-Tony Hawk shreds new Olympic venue, calls it 'surreal'...

Skateboarding legend Tony Hawk tested out the new Olympic skate park in Tokyo's waterfront, calling the sport's adoption into the Games...

 2021-07-24 05:25 

Manila Bulletin

Chinese shooter Yang wins first gold of Tokyo Olympics...

Gold medal winner China's Yang Qian (center) poses on the podium with Russia's Anastasiia Galashina (left) and Switzerland's Nina Christen, after winning the women's 10m air rifle final during the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games at the Asaka Shoo...

 2021-07-24 05:23 

Manila Bulletin

Glaiza De Castro set to do 2 int'l movies...

Barring any hitches, you just might see Glaiza De Castro appear in several movies to be released internationally anytime soon. The actress sharedd recently that she has signed up for two projects abroad: One produced by the Canadian Film Society, and anot...

 2021-07-24 05:22 

New Straits Times

[ Malaysia ]

#TECH: Apple announces winners of 2021 iPhone Photography Awards...

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